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Project Engineer - Fastners - 30127

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2016
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
The successful candidate will work within the Fastener Engineering Team (close collaboration with PD, Purchase, Manufacturing) and liaise closely with the preferred suppliers to support cross-carline functions.
Responsibilities include:
# Provide technical fastener and fastening guidance to engineers working on vehicle design & development.
# Assist in the creation, development and maintenance of client fastener & Finish standards and specifications.
# Provide support in the development of engineering drawings and the creation of part numbers and numbering conventions.
# Development of the 'Value Fasteners' commonality initiative, in support of part count reduction/rationalisation.
# Fastener database - data upload & maintenance and ability to search & analyse output.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Knowledge of and working experience of fasteners and associated finishes in an Automotive (or similar) engineering environment.
2. Effective communication skills essential ¿ both verbal & written, being computer literate with experience of mainframe IT
3. Self-motivated & able to work to a high standard with minimal supervision, with a proven ability to work within strict timing constraints.

Must have a sound technical/engineering background. Experience in Fasteners, Materials, Mechanical Engineering or an engineering discipline would be advantageous.
Knowledge of fastening products, surface finishing and assembly techniques desirable.
An ability to analyse problems / generate solutions and achieve results, making effective use of all resources available within the company and supplier base.
Highly motivated and enthusiastic, with ability to multi-task and a willingness to learn.
Engineering qualification desirable but not essential

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